choragic monuments

choragic monuments kərăj´ĭk, –rāj´–, kō– [key] [Gr.,=of the choragus, the chorus leader], small decorative structures erected in ancient Greece to commemorate the victory of the leader of a chorus in the competitive choral dances. The best known is that of Lysicrates (c.335 BC), still standing in Athens, a graceful circular structure showing one of the early uses of Corinthian columns.

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